I got my equipment kit and first recipe kit from Northern Brewer, and I've done two Austin Homebrew kits, and have had no problems with either. I've switched to using AHS because, like the poster above, I'm in Dallas, and like supporting a Texas company. I'll actually be in Austin this weekend, so I'm stopping by the store tomorrow to pick up stuff for my next couple of brews.
Texas Ale Company
Primary - Empty
Bottle Conditioning - Pumpkin Spice Saison
Bottled - AHS Smoked Porter, Charge 8 Imperial IPA, Magic Hat #9 Clone, Enzo English Ale (ESB)
On deck - Lemon-Lime Hefe, All-grain version of my IIPA